j.white j.white - 11 months ago 22
HTML Question

I keep getting HTML in the XPath output! How do i just get text?

I keep getting HTML as well as the text I want in Xpath I am running and can't work out how to stop it as i just want the text.

The Xpath



<div class="product-title cf">

<h1 itemprop="name" class="body2">
Cornish Ale Dozen - Case of 12


Any suggestions would be appreciated thanks


Pure XPath instruction to get text nodes instead of the parent element would be as follow :


Particularly, using the above XPath should work as you expected, assuming that the library being used to execute the XPath is Scrapy.